Men's Basketball Defeats Eastern Washington

Dec. 19, 2000

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Jason Heide had 17 points and six rebounds as OregonState stopped a five-game losing streak by defeating Eastern Washington 58-50Tuesday night.

Oregon State (5-5) outscored Eastern Washington by 20 points from the freethrow line, shooting 29-for-39 to the Eagles' 9-for-17.

Chris White scored 14 points and Jamal Jones had 13 for Eastern Washington(4-5). The Eagles outrebounded the Beavers 27-26.

The Beavers didn't put the game away until Deaundra Tanner hit four freethrows in the final 28 seconds to help Oregon State a 54-50 lead.

Tanner finished with 10 points, six rebounds, five assists, four steals anda blocked shot.

Down 56-50 with 19 seconds left, Eastern Washington had a chance to get backin the game when Jason Lewis was fouled on a 3-point attempt. But he missed allthree free throws and Tanner converted two from the foul line at the other endwith 16 seconds to play.

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